Jean Cocteau, ‘Messenger’, ca. 1920, Wallector

A divine messenger, a Hermes whit a letter is the protagonist of this interesting drawing; the pose of this character is similar to that of a lot of protagonists of the erotic scenes by Cocteau.

Circular stamp lower right shows the important provenance of this drawing.

Includes passepartout.

About Jean Cocteau

French, 1889-1963, Maisons-Laffitte, France, based in Milly-la-Forêt, France

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